1. There was an add on the radio just now that I only caught the tail end of: “Just call us to come and take a look at your junk and we’ll make it disappear!” I nearly laughed out loud it struck me so funny. I expect a lot guys wouldn’ be happy about their junk being made to disappear. In fact, I recall a year or two ago reading some Middle-Eastern news wherein a woman was arrested for witchcraft because some men (Muslim fundamentalists of course) accused her of making their junk disappear. They swore up and down it was true and that the woman should burn at the stake for what she’d done. But when a doctor kindly examined her accusers, he found all junk present and accounted for. Maybe the accusers weren’t expecting to have to provide the evidence? Or maybe the woman was a witch and just messing with them out of sheer irritation the way I did with my ex husband now and then?
2. The latter part of nomero uno is why I am greatful every single day to live in a country where state and religion are kept purposefully separate. Just imagine the calamity if they weren’t? We’d be as terrifying a place to live as Dar Islam if not! Needless to say, politically inclined religious people that want to craft our laws after their religious superstitions make my skin crawl.
3. My SIMS couple are designed to be a virtual copy of Jeb and I… but with better figures and a nifties house. I could only assign them 7 personality traits or so each yet, oddly, these SIMS not only look rather like us, they also act rather like us even in areas they weren’t programmed for. Seeing them from an omiscient perspective gives me some moment of amusement and others of pure chagrin. I wonder if God looks at us that way. He/She created us, so that makes us a clear extension of him even as my SIMS are a clear extension of Jeb and I. I hope we at least give God more laughs than chaggrin.
4. Ooooh…. That would make the kernal of an interesting story! In fact, I’m pretty sure it was written long before there were SIMS around or even the Internet. I remember finding such a book. It was called The God Game, but I can’t recall who wrote it. I know it’s somewhere in my old book collection though. I think it dates from the 1970s.
5. Almost through with work for the day. I think I’ve had enough of it in any case. It’s been such a busy Monday. The good news is getting to dance tonight. YAY!